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Author Ann McAllister Clark - muses about books, authors and St. Augustine, Florida

From the White Wicker Desk October, 2014

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It is October here in St. Augustine. I watch the auto tags on cars and see all the Snow Bunnys arriving in town. Some will stay for the winter while others are stopping for awhile on their journeys. Its still early so yesterday’s visit to the beach was pleasantly uncrowded. The temperature was just right – low 80’s, the waves entertaining and just a light sea breeze.

So far – everybody knock on wood – the South has not had a hurricane to frighten us into scurring up into Atlanta to visit relatives. The relatives are probably giving out audible sighs of relief. 

The thing about a hurricane is the flooding – first from the tides washing in and then from the constant rain. Then the wind is terrifying. It comes in waves like being flung in from the sea. It batters up against the house walls and is very scary. We only had 50 mph or so a few years ago when we came close to a hurricane and that was fearsome.

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Streets of St. Augustine, Florida

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Thoberry’s FICTIONAL bookshop is located on Aviles street. The narrow brick paved street is one of the original ‘footprints’ of the 450 year old town.

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